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    American English, pp of get[understand]

    I've ____ it!
    When get means '"understand", which is its past participle in American English - got or gotten?
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    Re: American English, pp of get[understand]

    (I am not a teacher) I would always use "gotten" in this case.

    In the US we use the expression "I've got it" to mean "I have it". "I've got strep throat" just means "I have strep throat". But if you say "I've gotten strep throat" it means "I've come down with a case of strep throat."

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